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Visualizing beauty : gender and ideology in modern East Asia / edited by Aida Yuen Wong
Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, c2012
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 4th Floor  NX650.F45 .V57 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Feminine beauty (Aesthetics) -- East Asia -- History -- 20th century
Women -- East Asia -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Physical Description ix, 177p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [163]-173) and index
Contents Beauty battle: politics and portraiture in late Meiji Japan / Karen M. Fraser - Painting manuals and gendered modernity in Republican-era Shanghai / Lisa Claypool -- How "modern" was the modern woman? Crossed legs and modernity in 1930s Shanghai calendar posters, pictorial magazines, and cartoons / Francesca Dal Lago -- Fashioning appearances: feminine beauty in Chinese Communist revolutionary culture / Hung-yok Ip -- The modern girl (Modeon Geol) as a contested symbol in colonial Korea / Yeon Shim Chung -- Female images in 1930s Korea: virtuous women and good mothers / Yisoon Kim -- Japanese images of Asian women in "traditional' clothes in the age of empire / Kaoru Kojima -- The gender of beauty in architectural and interior design discourse in modern Japan / Sarah Teasley
Alternate Author Wong, Aida Yuen, 1968-

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